Medieval Indian History MCQs

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations. These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

1. Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?

[A] Head of the Finance department
[B] Censor of Public morals
[C] Supreme Authority in Justice
[D] Incharge of charities

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2. Which of the following rulers of India issued Mahzarnama to take all the religious matters into his own hands ?

[A] Jahangir
[B] Akbar
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] Shah Alam

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3. After the death of Aurangzeb , which of the following Mughals abolished jazia tax for the first time?

[A] Jahandar Shah
[B] Rafi Ul Darjat
[C] Mohammad Shah Rangila
[D] Farrukhsiyar

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4. Tanjore , Anhilwada, Dhara & Kanauj were the capitals of respectively which among the following dynasties?

[A] Pratihara, Parmara, Solanki, Chola
[B] Chola, Solanki, Parmara, Pratihara
[C] Pandya, Solanki, Pratihara, Chola
[D] Chola, Parmara, Pratihara, Solanki

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5. ‘Padshah-nama’ (Chronicle of the Emperor) written by Abdul Hamid Lahori, is the official visual history giving a detailed account of the reign of which of the following Mughal Emperor?

[A] Babur
[B] Jahanagir
[C] Shah Jahan
[D] Aurangzeb

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6. Babur, the founder of the mighty Mughal Empire traced his lineage from :

[A] Timur from paternal line and Chengiz Khan from Maternal Line
[B] Chengiz Khan from Paternal Line and Timur from Maternal line
[C] Chagatai Turks from paternal and maternal side.
[D] Mongoloids from paternal and Maternal side

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7. Dwarasamudra was the capital of which of the following dynasties?

[A] Hoysala
[B] Satavahana
[C] Pandyas
[D] Cholas

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8. Who translated Baburnama from chagtai to Persian?

[A] Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
[B] Abul Fazal
[C] Khawaja Reazuddin Atash
[D] Humayun

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9. Which among the following was NOT a landmark of Alauddin Khilji’s Reign?

[A] Introduction of Rationing system
[B] Introduction of New Market regulation to provide essential commodities at reasonable rates
[C] Introduction of Fixed price market by appointment of Diwan–I-Riyasat & Shahan-i-mandi
[D] Creation of Agricultural department called Diwan-i-kohi

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10. Which of the following Sultans is known to have laid the foundation of Agra City?

[A] Bahlol Lodi
[B] Sikandar Lodi
[C] Ibrahim Lodi
[D] Shershah Suri

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